Lewiston Police officers and firefighters responded to a report of fire at the New York Power Authority facility Monday morning
Crews were called at 8:30 a.m. to 5777 Lewiston Road in Lewiston. Officials tell 7 Eyewitness News there was a small fire in the switchyard. An instrumentation transformer malfunctioned and burned out, taking two transmission lines out of service.
A fire extinguisher was used on the transformer and power output was shifted to other lines.
No injuries were reported. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
That fire caused black smoke and flames to come out of a unit of the Robert Moses Power Plant on Lewiston Road.
The incident happened in unit two of the power plant, and a portion of the facility was evacuated.
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